cared and sensitised people, especially mothers and children

Malnutrition

Malnutrition is a deep wound in South Sudan. It causes deaths and mental and physical disabilities. To prevent it, key measures are about children growth monitoring, treatment of gastro intestinal infections, supply of micronutrient and vaccinations. Mothers and children with moderate malnutrition are cared through distribution of food. Severely malnourished children are treated in one of our 4 Stabilisation Center for complicated cases management and our 13 center for outpatient procedure. 

Severely malnourished children without medical complicances are cared in villages through periodically outpatient and ready to use therapeutic food administration. In these communities we prepare the ground against malnutrition: active involvement of families to promote healthcare and nutritional good practices, information to the popolution about active healthcare services to promote use. 

With South Sudanese Ministry of Health, Tonj East and South County Healthcare Department and local communities. 

What you can do

20 euro

you guarantee PlumpyNut, high calorie food, to 5 malnourished children 

60 euro

you guarantee complete treatment to 1 malnourished child. 

240 euro

you support health workers training on malnutrition management.

 

Donors

Comitato Collaborazione Medica CCM is a NGO committed to promote the right to health and ensure access to essential health care in Africa and in Italy. For 50 years, we have been building upon the skills of local health workers to ensure the provision of quality care to the most vulnerable communities. 

Smiles of African Mothers is CCM’s Campaign 

Address

Ciriè Road 32/E – 10152 Turin

Phone

011 66 02 793 – 351 911 88 04